Brompton has announced the format for its 48 invitational raceset to begin on Thrusday June 14 at the P&P World Cycling Revivial. The competition will see 48 invited riders take part in the race which will have two elimination style heats.

The 24 riders that make it past the heats will then battle in the final race for a prize of over £10,000. Former pro cyclist David Millar will join the 48 riders as each rider competes on the Millar CHPT3 Brompton bike. The special edition bike was designed in collaboration with Brompton, featuring the edition colours, ergon grips, titanium componentry, special edition Kojak Schwalba Tan-wall tyre and a Brooks saddle.

The limited spots for the race will be left open for entrants who can go to Brompston 48 invitational website to apply. The forthcoming World Cycling Revivial is expected to be the largest hosted at Herne Hill since the 1948 Olympics. The revival will mark the 200th anniversary of the bicycle.

The revival will include lifestyle and music, and sporting activities from June 14 to 16 at the Herne Hill Velodrome. There will be an exhibition on the history of cycling at the revival where Brompton will showcase some of the first ever made Brompton items and the Brompton Electric.

This is different from the Brompton Race slated for July 28, 2018. That is the 13th annual Brompton World championship which is part of Prudential RideLondon. The circuit is eight laps, starting from The Mall with a Le Mans-style dash. The winner will claim a 2018 BWC special edition bike.